Rap has had a lengthy history of international influence. At this point, the genre has seen generations of stars from corners of the world. The latest of that ilk is Digga D, a phenomenal U.K. drill rapper whose distinct voice, explicit yet clever lyrics, and caustic sense of humor have propelled him on an impressive trajectory, despite having legal issues circling around him.
Here is everything you need to know about Digga D.
Who is Digga D?
Digga D is a UK Drill rapper who is regarded as a pioneer in the music scene.
The rapper first rose to prominence as a member of the West London crew ‘1011,’ before releasing a few solo tracks in 2017. His singles consisted of “Kill Confirmed,” “Play for the Pagans,” “No Hook,” and “Next Up.”
Digga D’s innovative use of wordplay, great energy, and powerful lyrics set him apart from other artists. His hits such as “Chingy” and “Woi” have amassed enormous amounts of views and streams.
‘Woi‘ by Digga D was nominated for ‘song of the year’ at the 2020 MOBO Awards. To date, he has dropped two mixtapes – Double Tap Diaries and Made in the Pyrex – and several hit singles such as No Diet, Bringing It Back, Wasted, 2K17, and G Lock, among others.
Digga D’s third mixtape “Noughty by Nature” is scheduled to be released on April 15 this year.
Why was Digga D given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) in 2018?
Because of Digga D’s arrest, along with other members of ‘1011’, on November 9, 2017, he was given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) in 2018.
The CBO required Digga D and 1011 to obtain permission from the Metropolitan Police before releasing any new music, forbidding them from using London postcodes, and prohibiting references to real-life incidents and people in lyrics. Four of the group’s music videos prior to the CBO were taken down.
As Digga D and 1011 began to gain traction in 2017, an alleged expedition to shoot a music video in November that year resulted in the group being stopped and searched by police.
The officers found the crew to be in possession of handheld weapons, which they said were for a video shoot. The authorities, on the other hand, believed they were planning an attack on a rival gang, ‘12World‘.
Digga D received a one-year prison sentence for conspiracy to commit violent disorder as a result of the incident.
Has Digga D been arrested since the CBO incident?
Since the CBO incident, Digga D has been back to prison three times, including for breaching the stringent conditions of his CBO.
The UK drill rapper pleaded guilty to violent disorder again in March 2020 and was sentenced to two years and 6 months for his role in a machete brawl with rival gang members in front of shoppers in West London.
Digga D was arrested again in July 2020 for inciting violence after attending a Black Lives Matter protest in London and posting about the movement on Instagram. He was also arrested in November 2021 but didn’t face any charges then and was released soon after.
What is Digga D’s net worth in 2022?
Digga D’s net worth in 2022 is estimated to be between $200.4K – $267.2K, according to Popnable.
In 2021, Digga D’s net worth was estimated to be between £58,000 and £76,500, and in 2020 around £76,000, according to the publication. In 2019, it was estimated between £38,000 and £41,000.
Is Digga D dating someone in 2022, who is his girlfriend?
As of 2022, Digga D, who is one of the best heartthrobs in the UK, appears to be single. His Instagram account is lately impotent in suggesting his possible love affair.
However, Digga D isn’t new to the dating market as he has had been in a relationship with several Instagram baddies.
In early 2021, the ‘Wasted‘ rapper confirmed his relationship with Mya Mills, a 20-year-old British Instagram model and influencer, sharing a few photos with her. However, the two broke up in August of that year. It is believed that Mya Mills was pregnant with Digga D’s child and had a miscarriage.
After rumors of Digga D’s split from Mya Mills started to swirl around, the rapper sparked dating rumors with Tennessee Thresher, a lifestyle influencer and Instagram model, after the alleged couple was spotted together in Greece. But the two never confirmed their relationship.
What happened to Digga D’s eye?
Digga D was stabbed in the eye and lost use of his eye when he was recalled to prison in 2019.
According to a Ministry of Justice official, who was not authorised to publicly discuss the case and spoke on the condition of anonymity, the ‘No Diet’ rapper was stabbed with a tuna can blade. According to Goodwin, the rapper suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder following the attack.
What is Digga D’s documentary “Defending Digga D” about?
“Defending Digga D” is about the rapper himself on how he manages to make a success of his music career after a 15-month stint in prison. The film also reflects how his lawyer Cecilia defends him for years and helps him in making music, despite his restrictions.
How old is Digga D?
Digga D is 21 years old. His birthday is on the 29th of June, which makes his birth sign Cancer.
What is Digga D’s real name?
Digga D’s real name is Rhys Herbert. But he is known as ‘Digga D’ in the music industry.
Where did Digga D grow up?
Digga D, who was born in the year 2000, grew up in his native town of Ladbroke Grove, London, England. He grew up listening to Jamaican reggae and dancehall and began songwriting at a very young age.
Who are Digga D’s parents, does he have siblings?
Unfortunately, there has been no report about Digga D’s parents and other family members. It’s unknown whether the rapper has siblings or he is the single child of his parents.
Where did Digga D go to school?
Digga D went to study at a school called Chelsea Academy. But he was kicked out of the school in year eight after he was arrested for possession of cannabis.
How tall is Digga D?
While the exact height of Digga D hasn’t been confirmed, several publications have reported that he stands 5 feet 10 inches tall.
What’s Digga D’s Instagram?
Digga D’s Instagram handle is @pyr3xliving. He has surpassed 1,000,000 followers on his Instagram account.